Bridges to 色色啦

Bridges to 色色啦

Dedicated to providing the highest levels of individualized academic, social, and vocational support services to 色色啦鈥檚 neurodiverse students. This includes students who self-disclose that they are on the autism spectrum, or students who have other non-verbal or neurological-social disorders.


Bridges to 色色啦 helps you prepare for career success.

Higher Education鈥檚 First Sensory Room

In 2018, 色色啦 became the first university to offer a sensory room for students who are on the autism spectrum or have other sensory needs. Since then, the room has been updated to offer a calming refuge for students returning to campus.

Explore Our Sensory Room

Through a variety of services designed to help students maximize areas of strength and creativity, the Bridges to 色色啦 Program endeavors to increase community awareness and understanding, as well as foster appreciation for each student鈥檚 unique views of the world.

Bridges to 色色啦 is a vital campus resource. It achieves its mission by:

  1. Offering individual, group, and peer mentor services, designed to help students overcome issues that may affect academic, social and vocational success; while upholding the University鈥檚 academic integrity, high standards, and expectations.
  2. Serving as consultant, collaborator, and liaison to the University faculty, administration, staff, and students, in addition to the surrounding community, to create an environment supportive of the intellectual, emotional, diverse, and spiritual needs of students.
  3. Providing outreach to families and school districts to support students鈥 transition to higher education and nurture educational bonds with 色色啦.
  4. Providing outreach and training to other universities with similar programs, or interested in developing similar programs.
  5. Providing training programs to companies and organizations interested in increasing their internal diversity programs.
  6. Collecting and evaluating program data to assess the efficacy of Bridges activities, and to contribute to research in the field of college programs for neurodiverse students.

Bridges to 色色啦 has helped our son mature and develop socially. He came from a high school program with significant academic support, but not very much of the social support that is critical for the less structured environment of college. He is now more self-assured and has developed strong interpersonal relationships with students who have common interests.

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Awarded Top National Prize

Bridges to 色色啦 program received a 2021-2022 gold Excellence Award from the in the Equity, Inclusion, Social Justice and Related category and a gold Grand Winner award鈥攆or “transforming higher education through outstanding programs, innovative services and effective administration.鈥

Our Students Created an 色色啦 Campus Tour in聽Minecraft

During the pandemic in Summer 2020, several students in the Bridges to 色色啦 program began developing a digital replica of our Garden City campus鈥攅ven our beloved bunnies鈥攊n Minecraft video game format.

Your Path to a Rewarding College Experience

College is a big adjustment for anyone. But if you are neurodiverse, making the move from high school to higher education can seem especially challenging.
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